Zanzibar hosts 36th seminar for Secretaries General of African NOCs

The 36th seminar for Secretaries General of ANOCA member NOCs was held on 17 and 18 November 2019 in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The seminar brought together 186 delegates representing the 54 African NOCs, the IOC and especially Olympic Solidarity and the delegation of the Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The opening ceremony was graced […]

Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute hosts welcome dinner

Dinner hosted by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute

The final stop in the IOC President’s African tour was Cameroon. Here, he was welcomed by the new IOC Member, Odette Assembe Engoulou, and the NOC President, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum. Issa Hayatou, Honorary IOC Member, was also present. The visit kicked off with a dinner hosted by the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Joseph Ngute, on […]

Olympafrica : IOC President visits Olympafrica headquarters

IOC President visits Olympafrica headquarters

While in Senegal, the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, in company with ANOCA President, Mustapha Berraf, also visited the headquarters of the Olympafrica Foundation in Dakar. Shown round by Executive Director, Thierno Diack, President Bach toured the facilities and a photo exhibition stand at the Foundation headquarters. Under the guidance of ACNOA, […]

Senegal : Thomas Bach decorated by the Head of State Macky Sall

The rich stay of Thomas Bach in Africa

IOC President Thomas Bach was received in audience on 12 November 2019 by Senegalese President, Macky Sall, at the Presidential Palace in Dakar. During that audience, the President of the Olympic Movement’s governing body was raised to the rank of Commander of the National Order of the Lion by the President of the Republic. On […]

Cape Verde : Thomas Bach meets with the country’s leaders

The rich stay of Thomas Bach in Africa

The first lap of Thomas Bach’s tour was in Cape Verde, where he touched down on Monday, 11 November 2019. Accompanied by Filomena Fortes, new IOC member in Cape Verde and President of the local NOC, and Mustapha Berraf, another IOC member and President of ANOCA, Thomas Bach was, during his stay, received in audience […]